Obama on Track to Deport a Record 2 Million People by 2014

By Natasha Lennard of Alternet: At current rates, deportations enforced under the Obama presidency are set to hit 2 million by 2014 according to a new report from the University of California-Merced. Findings highlight that, if current deportation rates continue, nearly as many people will have been deported under this administration than during the entirety of years between 1892…

Workers take on D’Ambra

Clinton McBride reports on a fight by iron workers working for a Texas contractor. July 4, 2012 WORKERS AT D’Ambra Steel in Texas are involved in a heated battle to win basic rights on the job. D’Ambra is a Texas-based construction subcontractor, which is working on several projects to install rebar (steel reinforcement in concrete)…

ICE Arrest 3k Immigrants in 6 Days, Largest Roundup Ever

By Jorge Rivas, of Colorlines. Tuesday, April 3 2012 On Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced 3,168 undocumented immigrants were detained over the course of six-days in a national operation the agency dubbed “Cross Check.” According to ICE, the six-day operation was the largest such effort in the agency’s history. Operation Cross Check…